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Installation not completing

During installation the "Connect the device to the USB port just keeps showing and it appears it is not working to connect. I have checked all connections, but it doesn't seem to be completing.

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Try updating the printer's firmware. I had the same problem with my Windows XP machine and my Kodak 5500 AiO Printer. Then, I went to Kodak's website, looked for my printer, and downloaded their firmware update. The only curious thing is that when I ran the software to update the printer, it said the firmware version of the update was the same as the firmware version the printer already had. I went ahead and updated anyway, and now it works!
Just be careful when updating the firmware on your printer, follow Kodak's intructions.

Posted on Sep 09, 2008

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I cant install printer usb port is damage


Hi,
Which USB port Damage because there are two USB port available.
One is Printer USB port or Sec is PC USB port.
If you are say PC USB port not working first you check it USB driver installed or not, or USB connect to motherboard or not. PC there are two side USB available one is front side and sec is back side. You connect only back side, because this USB connect to main board. So you connect only back side. If not working removed driver or installed driver.
Or if you are say printer USB then change cable or port or not solved only change option.
Read More Help.. If you have USB or Network Printer and are having trouble printing and HP Tech Support

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My computer is saying it is not connected to my Lexmark x2670 printer but I have everything connected. I need my printer! Help please.


Cannot Communicate; install USB; Install cable; installation USB; Installation cable; Cannot continue installation; Unable to press Continue; Unavailable Continue button; Continue button not active; Opaque Continue button; Gray Continue button; Continue button grayed out; USB connection not recognized
Solution
What you will see The Continue button is gray (i.e. Continue), preventing further driver stallation. connect the Installation Cable; using the supplied installation cable, connect to any USB port on this computer. Back Quit Continue There are several possible reasons for an inactive Continue button. Try the following suggestions in the order provided to resolve this issue: Action
1 Make sure the printer is turned on:
2 Confirm a solid connection of the USB installation cable on both printer and computer. HINT: The USB port is identified by this symbol:
3 Keeping Step 2 in mind, disconnect the USB cable from both printer and computer and then reconnect the USB cable at both ends.
HINT: Listen for audio alerts or notification icons or balloons in the Windows notification area. For example, or or .
4 If your computer has multiple USB ports, try connecting the USB installation cable to a different USB port.
NOTE: Passive or self-powered USB hubs may cause a problem.
5 If one is available, try connecting another USB device to the same USB port to see if it is recognized by the operating system.
6 If one is available, try a different USB cable that is under 10 feet.
NOTE: Some port replicators or docking stations for laptops or notebooks may cause a problem.
7 Confirm that you are installing the correct software driver for your printer model. For example, a 7600 Series driver works with the X7650 and X7675 All-In-One.
8 Turn off the printer, and disconnect and reinsert the power supply and power cord. Click here for image.
9 Click Quit to exit the installation. Remove the CD from the CD or DVD drive. Then reinsert the CD and try to perform the installation again.
To save time you can skip or close the hardware setup wizard if you have already completed these tasks. 10 Confirm that Device Manager recognizes the device. To open Windows Device Manager: Click on Start and then Run.In the Run dialog, type devmgmt.msc. Click OK.11 Next, disconnect the USB cable from the printer and reconnect it. Watch the Device Manager indow while you do so. The appearance of the items in the screen should change as Device Manager tries to recognize the device. Click here for image.Macintosh users: System Profiler is the Device Manager equivalent. Click here for instructions on accessing System Profiler, and look under Hardware > USB for the printer.12 Does Device Manager show a change in appearance?-If Yes, contact Lexmark Technical Support for additional assistance. -If No, there may be a problem with your computer and its USB support. The computer must recognize the USB cable in order for installation to work. 13 Reboot your PC and try these steps again.

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The usb port on the printer seems not to be working. It keeps saying unknown device regardless of the different usb cables i have bought. Can install the printer directly thru the Ethernet port on the...


Hello,
The first thing to establish, is the problem with the printer on the USB controller on you're laptop/computer. Have you got any other USB devices that are functioning on you're laptop/computer?

As regards to getting your printer working on a ethernet port follow the following instructions.

1. Connect the printer into the back of you're router, using a ethernet cable.

2. Run the installation disk for you're printer, and when promoted select the "network installation" option. If you do not have the disk you can go to the following address:
http://www8.hp.com/uk/en/support-drivers.html
and type in the make and model to download the latest software/driver installation package.

3. You should just be able to follow the wizard on wither of the installation methods and complete the pritner setup.

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I dont have the cd to connect my printer - therefore can I still connect it?


downlaod driver from given link and instal it in your system.after installation complete you can connect your printer to system..

click here for download

Nov 01, 2009 | HP DeskJet 5550 InkJet Printer

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During installation, device is not detected error appears. tried uninstalling software, unplugging cables, restarting, reinstalling, then plugging cables in. did not work. Windows XP o/s. already checked...


is it wireless or usb, if it usb, dont connect the usb cable. on the installation window where it asks for the usb cable, chek mark on the option connect printer later and continue with the installation

Oct 02, 2009 | HP PhotoSmart 7760 InkJet Printer

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Scanning Problems


Solution This issue can be caused by the way the USB chips in the product and the USB chips in the computer interact, or it could be caused by an old version of the HP software and driver. First, make sure that the most recent version of the HP software and driver is installed on the computer, and then try testing the USB devices and ports on the computer. If the product still does not scan correctly, a powered USB hub might help resolve the USB communication issue. Follow these steps to test the USB connection and see if a hub is necessary. Step one: Make sure that you have the most recent version of the HP software and driver The HP software CD that shipped with the product frequently does not contain the most recent version of the software and drivers. To make sure that the software is the most recent version, download and install the most recent version of the software from the HP Web site. The software and driver downloads available from the HP Web site include a Basic Driver option and a Full Feature Software and Driver option. The basic driver is sufficient to perform basic printing functions with the product. The Full Feature option installs extra software to allow full use of all features available with the product. The Full Feature option also allows custom installation. Follow these steps to download the software from the HP Web site and install it on the computer.
  1. Click here to go to the HP Software Download Page .
  2. In the Enter a product number text box, type the product model name (for example, HP Photosmart C3180), and then click Submit (c01425574.gif ) or press Enter .
  3. Under Product search results , select the product model name from the list that appears on the computer.
  4. Select the operating system that is installed on the computer. The Select Software and Drivers page appears.
  5. If the Automatically check to see if you have the latest software and drivers link appears at the top of the page, click the link and then follow the on-screen instructions to check the software and driver version and update the software if necessary. If the Automatically check to see if you have the latest software and drivers link does not appear at the top of the page, continue with step 6.
  6. In the Driver section, review the list of available driver downloads, and then click the appropriate package.
  7. Click Download Only and then follow the on-screen instructions to download the software.
  8. To install the software, double-click the icon for the downloaded file and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. CAUTION: Do not connect the USB cable until prompted to do so during software installation. HP recommends using a USB cable that is less than 3 m (10 feet) long.If any firewall messages appear during installation, click Unblock or Accept or the installation fails.If the User Account Control screen opens, click Allow to continue.
Step two: Test the USB connection
  1. Disconnect all USB devices, such as printers, scanners, speakers, and cameras, from the computer except the mouse and keyboard.
  2. Connect the USB cord from the HP product to a USB port on the computer that is known to work correctly. Test the connectivity related functionality of the device (for instance: scan to file.)
  3. Print a self-test page from the product. NOTE: For information about how to print a self-test page, see the user guide for the product.
  4. Test the standalone functionality of the product by using the product control panel to scan a document or an image. NOTE: For information about how to use the product control panel to scan, see the user guide for the product.
  5. If the scan from the control panel works correctly, connect one USB device at a time to the computer and test the product by scanning from the control panel after each device is connected.
  6. If the product scans correctly from the control panel after every other USB device is connected, the USB connections are working, and you have resolved the issue. If the product does not scan correctly from the control panel or does not establish communication with the computer after a USB device is connected, the computer might not have enough power to run multiple USB devices. A powered USB hub might help establish or maintain communication between the computer and the product. Go to Step three: Use a USB hub.
Step three: Use a USB hub A powered USB hub might allow all the USB devices to receive enough power to run correctly and it might resolve USB communication issues between the product and the computer. Follow these guidelines when choosing and setting up a powered USB hub.
  • Make sure that the USB hub is a powered hub and the power adapter is included. Some powered hubs do not include the power adapter as a standard item.
  • When setting up the hub, it must be plugged into a power source.
  • Some hubs cannot handle more than four full-power USB devices, such as the HP product. To connect more than four full-power USB devices, use more than one powered USB hub. Most Windows computers can support a maximum of five USB hubs.
  • If there are multiple USB hubs connected to each other or if there are more than four USB devices connected to the hub, the issue might persist. Move the HP product to the hub that is directly connected to the computer USB port.
Workaround If these steps did not resolve the issue and purchasing a powered USB hub is not possible, the issue might be resolved by turning off the Preview option in the HP scanning software. NOTE: This workaround does not resolve problems scanning from the control panel. Follow these steps to turn off the Preview option.
  1. Click Start , click All Programs , click HP , and then click HP Solution Center . The HP Solution Center window appears.
  2. In HP Solution Center, click Settings and then select Button Settings .
  3. Clear the check box next to Show preview when scanning from the Scan Picture button and then click OK .
  4. Quit HP Solution Center and then try scanning again.

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Hp officejet 5610


There might be some issues either with the printer cable or the USB port on your system... Just try another cable if you have one... or u can also try another usb port on the system...

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Printer install problem


hi friend
u have to do this
1.plge in ur usb printer cable on other port
2.do not on ur printer
3 put ur printer cd in ur cd rom drive
4install ur printer software
5 in between the installtion ask to u power on ur printer then u have to on ur printer
5 completing the printer installtion

try to print
& thnx uing fixya

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Computer will not completely read cd.


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Hope one of these suggestions work for you! Lastly, new Dell! You should have free support through dell even for things like this. Luck!!
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